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and finance committee i knew chair would be supervisor farrell, vice chair will be supervisor mar. third member will be supervisor avalos. the budget committee will be augmented by supervisors breed and wiener. for our city operations and neighborhood services committee, i discussed with a number of you. i plan to introduce a motion to combine our cons committee with public safety to a new neighborhood services and safety committee. i will mention that that is the name we are using is a placeholder. if any of you have better more creative names , we are open to suggestions. the chair will be supervisor campus, vice chair supervisor mar, third member supervisor yee. supervisor kim will share the school committee. for government audit and oversight, chaired by supervisor chu, vice chair supervisor cohen, third member supervisor campos. land-use committee will be chaired by supervisor wiener, by shared by supervisor kim and i would join the member of the third member. rules committee will be chaired by supervisor breed. because we have a budgeting rules committee schedule for this week
the military. and put their lives on the line. >> thank you supervisor cohen. supervisor farrell. >> supervisor farrell: a number of items. first of all regarding the shooting at sandy hook elementary in connecticut. this was an unfathomable event. as a parent it hit so close to home that i am amazed i never imagined it and i have had a pit in my stomach ever since. 20 students, four for teachers and two administrators. i have a first grader. every day 34 americans are murdered with guns during president obama's final four years in office it is estimated that 40,000 americans will be killed with guns, the same amount of people killed in vietnam. says the shooting in arizona which killed six people including a nine-year-old and seriously injured than congresswoman-- as the city we should continue to lead the way to advocate for and pass policies that protect the general well-being of the society. today i am introducing two resolutions, supporting senator dianne feinstein's assault weapon legislation; and a resolution supporting the sandy hook promise, born out of the event that killed tho
be partially open -- only be partially opened between stockton and the ellis o'farrell garage. work started three years ago. when it's completed it will run from south of market street through union square and end in chinatown. >> all right, tara -- tara. tori. i was thinking because tara has been in for sal and sal is back. do we have any traffic this morning? >> not a lot, dave. we've had a couple of things but they've cleared right back and we go right back to light traffic. let's take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. i think you will like it very much getting into san francisco. the crowd was there earlier and then it cleared up nicely. and i'm expecting the same for tomorrow and friday. northbound 101 approaching the 80 split. that looks good. if you are driving on 101 heading south it should be a nice drive. we're looking around for any slow traffic we see on the south bay freeways. so far it's lightly traveled. >>> let's go to steve. >> cold, cold, cold for many. frost advisory another hour. freeze rnin the same. on the coast and the city, there's enough of a south wind kind of h
zarqawi farrell early. at the beginning of 2004 is when we are sure he was there. we started to track his work and of course in the spring of 2004, when fallujaha essentially highlighted the meltdown of iraq, had violence all around the country, but fallujah became the first spot in the country where they held ground, they actually -- al qaeda and the sunni elements that were working with them at that point held at bay coalition and iraqi forces from the city of fallujah for a number of months. at that point it was clear that what they had built not only was farrell passionate but it wasal also extensive -- but it was also extensive. the network worked around most of the country. zarqawi was an interesting role, to get really to the heart of bruce's question, there was a question about -- there was an issue about did he really matter? and the answer is yes, he did. he mattered in a big way. because zarqawi became an organizational leader, he also became an iconic leader. he leveraged both very well. at one point we would watch him move around the country and deal with groups and he was ve
that has a strong, sensible gun laws, it's farrell easy for people to get guns in states that have weak gun laws and traffic them onto the streets of new york or los angeles or chicago. and that's what we've seen. so we really need strong federal measures. and most gun owners support this. 74% of n.r.a. members support universal background checks. host: have you -- do you talk regularly with the n.r.a.? do you deal where them regularly at all? do you have a dialogue? guest: we are open to have a dialogue with anyone in candor. the n.r.a. is less open in having a dialogue with us and you saw that they for quite some time refused to meet with the president. eventually met with the task force. but there are members of the n.r.a. which i think is more important, the members of the n.r.a. are reaching us out to and we're reaching out to them and those people are law-abiding, responsible gun owners who want the same things that we want and that families across america want. which are safe communities, safe schools. so that's important. because the n.r.a. really does not speak for gun owners. the
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